|neoteric infomatique ltd has joined hands with RIVACASE as the exclusive National Distributor for its range of “Protective Carrying Solutions”. RIVACASE is a global brand in Universal Cases for Laptops, Tablets, Cameras and Hard Disks. This includes Tablets Sleeves and Cases, Laptop Bags, HDD Cases along with SLR Bags, Compact Camera Cases and Camcorder Cases, System and Bridge Camera Bags.
Antoine Sangers, Sales Director, RIVACASE, said, “India’s growing economy makes it a promising market for us and we are very excited to penetrate into it through our strategic partnership with neoteric. neoteric’s end-to-end value-added support services, years of experience and robust distribution presence comprising a network of 10,000 partners spread across 500+ cities will definitely help us boost our market share and expand our worldwide presence as a leader in the ‘Protective Carrying Solutions’ space.”
Nitya Prakash, Director, neoteric infomatique ltd, said, “We are glad to join hands with a global player like RIVACASE which is now a flagship product of our Retail portfolio. This has given us an opportunity to provide Indian consumers with a wide spectrum of high-quality, stylish and innovative protective carrying cases that befit diverse audiences ranging from students leading an active lifestyle to businessmen who value class and comfort.”
RIVACASE products are assembled for various utilities such as multiple viewing angles, protecting the screen, holding tablets securely in a place and are shockproof, lightweight, weatherproof, accident-proof, easy-to-carry, etc. RIVACASE products have a warranty of 6 months on any manufacturing defect.
|eScan has announced “eScan Festival Dhamaka” offer for this Diwali on the eScan range of Products (SOHO Boxes). The scheme is valid on eScan Anti-Virus with Cloud Security, eScan Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security and eScan Total Security Suite with Cloud Security for its most valued Tier-III and Tier-IV partners in India. The scheme is valid for the new purchases within the dates of 1st October to 10th November, 2014.
eScan’s beneficial scheme is designed with an aim to maximize the business as well as help earn attractive rewards and escalate profitability for its channel partners. The scheme is valid for the purchases billed out from eScan authorized partners only. Partner needs to register online on or before 10th November, 2014 to become eligible for participating in the offer. Failing to register in the offer will result in disqualification.
Anil Gupta, AVP – India Sales, eScan, said, “We wish our partners a very happy Diwali by gifting them our ‘eScan Festival Dhamaka’ scheme. The offer is designed to achieve and cherish Tier-III and Tier-IV partners. Through this offer, we would like to convey our thanks to our partners for being consistent in eScan business and wanting to grow along with the brand. We are very pleased to announce this scheme and gradually come up with similar schemes further.”
|B2X Care Solutions has announced that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding and has acquired majority share in, The Service Solutions (TSS) in India. Through this acquisition, all TSS service stores will be rebranded as B2X Care Solutions with plans for huge growth in 2015, expanding B2X’s global footprint in India rapidly. Moving forward, B2X will leverage TSS’s deep expertise and capabilities to transfer its existing SMARTBAR model into multi-brand service and retail stores in India.
“We couldn’t be happier to announce our funding and acquisition of TSS at the same time. The financing will help us to aggressively grow our engineering and sales efforts in response to the expanding demand for our Smart Service Platform. For us to be successful in India, we know that it will require very strong local capabilities. TSS is a rising star in India and their cloud- based capabilities completes the B2X technology roadmap. In addition, the TSS leadership team has a strong background and is extremely well connected in our industry in India, which opens up great opportunities for future growth,” said Thomas Berlemann, CEO of B2X Care Solutions.
“We have truly built a technology-enabled services company with our own software development and evolved a cloud-based After Market Support Platform, and this will further increase B2X’s customer service focus in one of the fastest-growing smartphone markets in the world,” said Sreevathsa Prabhakar, Founder & Managing Director, TSS.
TSS, at present, has 19 operational Apple Authorized Service locations in India and few under construction, with plans to expand coverage significantly by the end of 2015 across the country. B2X will hire high caliber talent in India to support this expansion, for enhancement of its software development capabilities to serve customers globally, and for general business growth.
The existing management team will continue to drive business in India and Middle East for B2X, with Sreevathsa becoming the Managing Director of the new entity.
Additional customers of TSS include companies such as Micromax, D-Link, HCL Infosystems, Voltas Limited, Fly Mobiles, and AnyData Technologies. B2X India will be headquartered in Mumbai with a subsidiary office in Dubai.
|DIGISOL have identified the issue of price discrepancy between the price offered by its channel partners and the price available on E-commerce sites i.e. its online retailers. This is posing a major hurdle for DIGISOL’s partners and distributors businesses. Company understands this sensitive issue very well and is looking at taking punitive measures to eradicate the pricing problems that has been an obstruction for the smooth functioning of its channel business.
DIGISOL is taking strict steps, by issuing a mandate to all online retailers to take corrective action on selling DIGISOL brand products online at predatory prices and to ensure overall price parity, which will not interfere with the channel’s pricing.DIGISOL will keep a close eye on offline partners also, who divert their project specific materials to online sale at lower price and will take serious steps including holding the supply back for a specific period of about 1-2 months to the concerned party as necessary, to protect the channel partners being compromised.
“At DIGISOL, distributors and channel partners are immensely valued. Most of our company’s business is attributed to the efforts put by them and it is Smartlink’s priority to safeguard their interest first. If there are problems confronted by our channel partners, we want to take all the necessary steps that will resolve those problems. We want to support our channel partners and our commitment to them will always be undiluted” said Arati Naik, Chief Operating Officer, Smartlink Network Systems Ltd.
|Telenor Group has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the 26-per cent ownership stake in Telewings, held by Lakshdeep Investment & Finance. As a result, Telenor now takes full ownership of the company that operates under the brand name Uninor. The process was finalized after Telenor received approval from the Indian Government’s Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to increase its stake from 74 per cent to 100 per cent.
“Telenor Group has a long-term view on India, and we are encouraged by the strong growth of our Indian operation. The company continues to capture market share every month and is leading in new subscriber additions in many of its circles,” said Sigve Brekke, EVP of Telenor Group and Chairman of the Board of Telewings.
Telewings’ revenues in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period last year have increased by more than 40 per cent. Earlier this year, the company expanded its service portfolio from voice to basic internet services. Close-to 20 per cent of the company’s subscribers are now active internet users.
Telenor’s Indian arm is present in seven circles with a total population of around 600 million people. The company has participated in two separate auctions to acquire spectrum in the range of 5 MHz to 7.2 MHz in seven circles. With a network of more than 1,500 stores and 365,000 points of sale, Telewings has the second-largest distribution network in its operating circles. The company will also launch services in Assam early next year.
|Designed to offer advanced features for the youth, Panasonic India has introduced a new member to its “T” series smartphone, the Panasonic T40. This phone is made to fit your pocket in every way. Its dual tone front enhances its workable design of round edges and small form factor. Bestowed with a 4 inch IPS display at a resolution of 800×480, it weighs just 117g. The model is available in three colors which include the Bright Red, Dark Grey and White. Powered by a 1.3GHz Quad core processor with 1GB RAM, the T40 is well equipped to take performance to the next level. Its 8GB internal storage expandable to 32GB using a microSD card provides ample space for downloading plenty of apps and games. Panasonic T40 has a 5MP rear camera with Autofocus and is befriended with an LED flash to churn out stunning photographs so you don’t lose out on those important moments.
The phone runs the latest Android KitKat 4.4.2 and is enriched with Panasonic’s intuitive Gesture Play+ veneer to make user experience more exciting. The gesture based interface allows a user to quickly open apps directly from lock screen. It can be reverted to Android Launcher as and when the user sees fit. Panasonic T40 is also preloaded with some useful apps like the Pop-i player- a versatile video player that can be resized and kept anywhere on the home screen, allowing the user to use the phone simultaneously and the Music Café designed for single hand use.
With a 1500mA battery, the phone is fitted with Bluetooth 4.0 supporting A2DP; Wi-Fi connectivity technologies like Wi-Fi Direct and Wi-Fi Hotspot, assisted by critical sensors like Ambient Light sensor, Accelerometer and Proximity sensor…..See More
IT Minister invites LG, Samsung to participate in “Make In India”
On a visit to South Korea, the Minister for Communications & IT and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, has attended the Plenipotentiary Conference 2014 of the International Telecom Union. He also held meetings with the top companies of South Korea working in the field of electronics to attract business into India.
On the first day of his four-day visit, the Minister met Bon Joon Koo, Vice-Chairman & CEO of LG Electronics in Seoul. Bon Joon Koo expressed great faith in the changed investment climate in India.
The Minister for Communications & IT and Law & Justice, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad with Bon Joon Koo, Vice-Chairman & CEO of LG Electronics
The Minister shared the Digital India vision and “Make In India” initiative of the present Government with the CEO of LG Electronics. Shri Ravi Prasad highlighted the great potential that India holds in the field of electronic manufacturing. Taking forward the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to develop India into a global manufacturing hub, the Minister desired LG Electronics to make India its global manufacturing hub…..See More